Data crunching or curriculum building is always better with a view of the lake.
Educators experience a survival suit, designed for keeping someone alive in cold water.
Lake Guardian, carrying researchers and educators into the Great Lakes.
Sorting and identifying Mysis and other small zooplankton from Lake Huron samples
Educators aboard the Lake Guardian
Educators and researchers gather data in the Great Lakes
Joel Hoffman (second row, third from right) poses with his research team of educators.
Educators and researchers collaborate on the Lake Guardian.
Erie, Pa. students stencil storm drain message.
Joel Hoffman (EPA) and educators admire walleyes caught in the bottom trawl.
Educators and researchers help deploy the sondes used to gather water quality data from the Great Lakes.
Educators learn about watersheds by kayak while practicing aquatic stewardship service, removing invasive European Frogbit.
Sunset from the deck of the Lake Guardian.
A dragonfly catches a ride on the R/V Lake Guardian on Lake Superior.
Educators identify macroinvertebrates and other aquatic organisms gathered from the Lake Guardian.
Filtering bottom-living organisms found in the sediment samples collected by PONAR bottom sampler
Educators and students learn about Great Lakes ecosystems
Sunset, from the deck of the Lake Guardian.
Students use a hydrolab sonde to check water quality.
Teachers exploring threatened Lake Sturgeon and their habitats alongside fisheries researchers from Michigan State University
Educators working up samples with Dr. Jude on Lake Huron in 2013.
Educators and researchers on Lake Ontario, 2013.
Preparing to deploy rosette sampler, gear used in collecting multiple water samples at deep depths.
Day 1 of 2015 Michigan Summer Institute, Lake St. Clair Metropark
In the lab, sorting Mysis and other small zooplankton from sampled from Lake Huron